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  hibernate as a tuber or give as a gift?
From: Lester Kallus lkallus at earthlink.net> on 2000.10.31 at 00:25:32(5618)
OK, every bit of indoor space is now claimed. Several plants will soon be
dug up and cleaned up for storage for next year. C. esculenta, Alocasia
macrorrhiza, Canna, etc -- all those have survived well here.

There are still some other plants outside which will either roll over dead
in the frost, find a way to hibernate over the winter or will find an
alternate home when friends come to visit in the next couple days.

I have:

From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at email.msn.com> on 2000.11.01 at 17:19:38(5621)
Dear Les,

Dig the Xanthosoma brazilensis, they should have tubers (mine usually do!)
and should survive in a paper bag like Caladiums.



From: magrysbo at shu.edu on 2000.11.01 at 17:20:28(5622)
Cover with about a foot of curly dry oak leaves and cap with 6-12" of
manure. No need to remove in spring and plants (Colocasias) regrow as if on
Bonaventure Magrys
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